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The Chinese word gai - 该 - gāi
(should in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

gāi

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English translations

should, that, should be one's turn,
ought to, owe

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Chinese characters  ( gai / gāi ) with pronunciation (English translation: should )
该 ( gai / gāi ) in traditional characters

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

ought to  |  to serve somebody right
该 ( gai / gāi ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 339)
Chinese example words containing the character 该 ( gai / gāi )
应该 ( yīnggāi = should )
More words that mean should in Chinese
yīnggāi ( 应该 )
More words that mean that in Chinese
ĕr ( 尔 ), ( 那 ), nàge ( 哪个 ), ( 其 ), zhī ( 之 )

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